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Developer's plans for old post office is a tall order

Watch out Willis Tower--there may be a new contender for Chicago’s tallest building. British developer Bill Davies has revealed plans to build a 2,00-foot skyscraper at the site of Chicago’s old post office. The complex overlooking the Eisenhower Expressway has its own architectural chops, including a Beaux Arts-inspired lobby. But the new development isn’t a done deal yet. Lee Bey blogs about architecture at; he joined Eight Forty-Eight to discuss the plans.

Music Button:  DJ Matt Warren spins Bebel Gilberto's "O Caminho" with live violin accompaniment by Katarina Visnevska


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